A new HarmonyOS theme is coming, will add new style
By default, HarmonyOS users get a new theme called “Aquamarine”, which reflects the design language of this operating system but soon, Huawei will add a new member to the Theme store that enhances the overall HarmonyOS UI experience.
According to a well-known tipster from Weibo, a new HarmonyOS theme is coming. Currently, the theme is only available for the Huawei P40 models and will expand to more devices.
HarmonyOS comes with a new user interface made of a fresh theme. The latest addition has a brand new home screen layout that includes icons, wallpapers, animation styles, and other design aesthetics that increases the overall touch interactions.
Huawei P50 series:
Recently, Huawei has officially listed, Huawei P50 series custom themes on the store, which includes:
- Bacalite One Take
- River Diamond One Take
- Blue Moonstone One Take
- Rose Pink One Take
HarmonyOS 50 million Installation completed:
Huawei has officially announced that the company has installed HarmonyOS 2 in over 50 million devices as of August 10, 2021. According to the data shared by the Chinese tech maker, approx 8 users are upgrading to HarmonyOS each second in China.
This is a huge milestone for Huawei and this achievement is sure means a lot in terms of acquiring users for a new operating system.
On June 2, 2021, Huawei announced a rollout roadmap for 100 plus devices. The roadmap is so big that even includes old devices such as Mate 9 and P10. The rollout is yet to be complete, yet it already reached over 75 percent of the overall devices.
However, global users are still waiting for any piece of news that will could clear or put some light on this long wait…
HarmonyOS 3 expanding for Huawei Watch GT 3 series users
HarmonyOS 3 for Huawei Watch GT 3 series is expanding in the global market. It allows more Watch GT 3 series owners to install the new features and start using them right away.
Last month, Huawei began to release HarmonyOS 3 for Huawei Watch GT 3 Chinese models. Within a few days, the company rolled out this upgrade for the global market. The software update for Huawei Watch GT 3 series brings many new features, which aim to improve the smartwatch.
If you want to download this software, open the Huawei Health app and then tap on the update section to grab new firmware. According to the information, this major upgrade has an OTA package size of 90 megabytes. You should know that the update package transfer may take some time and installation.
Let’s take a look at the latest features.
HarmonyOS 3 for Huawei Watch GT 3 comes with new style watch faces. You can take a photo of your outfit and upload it with your phone to match your outfit and colors.
There’s another interesting watch face called, Kaleidoscope. It enables one to set a personalized watch face with an image from Gallery and make it transform into a kaleidoscopic effect with the crown’s rotation. Also, it has a new arc motion effect when you scroll through the watch face selection list.
Furthermore, the flashlight now has more colors along with a flashlight mode that will help you to access the feature more conveniently.
Quick replies are getting new optimizations, you can now send quick replies to social apps including Line, Viber, and Instagram directly from your smartwatch. This function supports EMUI and Android devices (other than HarmonyOS).
Moreover, the Huawei Watch GT 3 series is getting a new Flashlight and lock screen short switches to the shortcut menu. Lastly, there’s a new “Connect” new phone option in the Bluetooth menu under Settings.
Thank you, Samer for this amazing tip.
Huawei AITO M5 and M5 EV will get HarmonyOS 3
During the Huawei P60 series launch event, Huawei Smart Car Business Cheif, Yu Chengdong announced that all AITO smart car models will get HarmonyOS 3.0 operating system by the end of this month.
HarmonyOS 3 for these AITO M5 cars will bring new features including a super home screen and smart car search. The net recommendation score of Huawei M5 car owners is 86.4%
Huawei also announced that the M5 and M5 EV high-end autonomous driving versions will launch in April, which won’t need high-precision maps. Yu Chengdong said that Huawei should be far ahead in the field of the smart cockpit and smart driving.
HarmonyOS 3.1 launched with brand new lock screen
Today, Huawei launched HarmonyOS 3.1 and Huawei P60 series is the first smartphone to pack this new HarmonyOS operating system with a brand lock screen feature.
Yes, HarmonyOS 3.1 allows users to customize the lock screen with new options and always-on-display features. This version supports 3D dynamic weather widgets, which enable you to easily obtain time, weather, date, notifications, and other information with AOD.
This new HarmonyOS software also has a new software user experience designed for Huawei devices and it also supports new camera optimizations.
HarmonyOS 3.1 launched with an improved security and privacy system. It provides users with full lifecycle security control for background pop-up windows, hidden applications, background task execution, and more.
According to Huawei, the HarmonyOS operating system deleted over 3.6 million malicious applications and 200 million malicious attacks every day. This is a step to ensure that the smartphone remains safe in all conditions.
Additionally, HarmonyOS 3.1 lets you enjoy amazing animations that weren’t part of HarmonyOS 3.0. The addition of these new features takes the entire user experience to the next level. Also, there are minor tweaks that are always ready to be explored.
Aside form Huawei P60 series, Huawei will also roll out this upgrade for more users very soon.